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we had a meeting with many of the young men that you have already helped, and you can see the change in their attitude. you can see the way that they look at life. they have never, many of them have never had a job before. they don't know what it's like to put on a uniform and go to work. and it's hard for you to work as they do. many of them never thought that they would ever, ever speak to a police officer and have a relationship with a police officer, but you have made that happen. and in the process you have taught us all a lesson. and it's an example of how this police department is really trying to make community policing a reality, a real meaningful reality in our neighborhoods. i'd like to give captain moser, the commander, an opportunity to say a few words. none of them work, by the way, would be possible without the mission captain being committed to this work.
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captain mosher has been a strong supporter of this program. before that, captain greg corales was a strong supporter of this effort as was and continues to be chief [speaker not understood]. so, captain mosher. >> thank you. my name is captain moser. i have the distinct pleasure of being the commanding officer of officer cafe and officer sands. i want to speak about dedication. these officers order to make a breakthrough literally have to make hundreds of contacts with individuals out there on the street. not every contact is an arrest. not every contact is a law enforcement contact. these contacts are about getting to know these individuals and building trust. sometimes they have to do the job of making that arrest and a lot of times it's building trust and trying to make that
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breakthrough. and once they do make that breakthrough, you should see the looks on their faces when they come into the office and say, hey, we got a guy, we got a guy that we've been talking to for a year and he wants to come forward and he wants to try it. i can't speak enough about that. their dedication also goes beyond just their work with gang prevention and violence prevention. whenever there is an issue in the district, i can always count on these two to come forward and with some sort of idea, hey, how about if we try this, how about if we try that? they're always thinking towards making improvements, not just within the issues that they work with, but within the district as a whole. they are truly an asset not only to the mission, but to the city of san francisco. and it's a pleasure to be their commanding officer. thank you. >> well, with that, i just want to again thank you. and by the way, right now it's not just getting them jobs, but we're trying to connect many of
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them with city college so that they continue to get an education. one of the young men wants to be a chef. so, we're working to find that person a job with a local restaurant. san francisco has amazing restaurants. so, you're really teaching these kids that they have, you know, choices that they can make and that they can have a new life for themselves. but, again, i can't, i can't thank you enough for what you do. so, with that, officers john cafe and david sands, please come on up. if you can say a few words. we just want to thank you, supervisor campos, for this honor. it's just a different aspect of our police work that we thought could change some people's lives. so, thank you very much. >> thank you. i just want to say we couldn't do this without the help from, you know, the upper brass and
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supervisor campos, we were able to call our captain and supervisor campos at the last minute and say we have a window of opportunity with this young man a time to meet. with supervisor campos' aid, they scrambled and said can you be here by 3:00 or maybe 3:15? and we meet, these young men get to see city hall. they've never seen city hall. they can come down they're and see there is another way of life. a lot of them never left the mission. so, you know, it can't be done without help from everybody. it's a team effort here. and like i said, it's a window of opportunity and when we see it, it's few and far between, but we take advantage of it. and so far it's helped them, their families, and we just hope that everybody else in the city or the other districts, if you guys try it, i think it will improve everybody's life in san francisco, and eventually all it does is build self-esteem and shows these guys they can do anything if they try. some of them are very good at what they do. so, we're just going to keep doing it and we just hope that
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everybody else, if you have an opportunity, we're going to try and expand it some way. if we can, i think in the long run you'll see a lot of guys that never had the chance or never had the opportunity when given the chance, they can excel far beyond a lot of people's expectations. thank you. >> well, thank you for your persistence and resilience. for every yes, it takes months and months of you asking. and we know that we have to be on call because we have to take advantage of that short window when their minds have opened up and they're willing to say yes. but thank you for doing that. (applause)
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>> thank you, officers. thank you supervisor campos. colleagues, why don't we go to our 4:00 p.m. special order. madam clerk, will you call items 23 through 26? >> item 23 is the public hearing of persons interested in the decision of the planning commission's july 26, 2012 conditional use authorization to allow child care facility doing business as alpha kids academy on property located at 175 junipero serra boulevard.
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item 27 is a motion approving the commission's decision to approve the conditional use authorization. item 25, motion disapproving the planning commission's decision and item 26 is a motion directing the appropriation findings. >> this is a project in district 7, supervisor elsbernd. do you have any comments? >> thank you, mr. president. this appeal has been withdrawn. i would like to take the opportunity since hehere to thank margaret on behalf of all the neighbors for all of their good work and diligence, working together on this. they're not here, but the project sponsors, the preschool as well as the home site, the church, all the parties involved, really came together and worked well and i'm optimistic that the agreement that has been reached will work for everyone involved for a very long time to come. >> thank you. so, with that i understand there will be a motion to table all these items. let me ask, is there any public comment on this matter?
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seeing no public comment, okay, supervisor elsbernd, are you going to offer a motion to affirm the planning commission's decision? which i understand from the clerk we need to do. supervisor elsbernd is making that motion. second by supervisor campos. colleagues, can we take that motion without objection? without objection, that should be the case. madam clerk, could you read the in memoriams? >> yes, mr. president. today's meeting will be adjourned in memory of the following individuals. mr. elsbernd, mr. henry rabbit. on behalf of mr. chiu, mr. gary cray. mr. lanier [speaker not understood]. >> and with that, madam clerk, is there any more business in front of the board? >> that concludes our business for the day. >> with that, ladies and gentlemen, we are adjourned. [gavel]
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♪ >> welcome to hamilton recreation and aquatics center. it is the only facility that has an integrated swimming pool and recreation center combined. we have to pools, the city's
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water slide, for little kids and those of you that are more daring and want to try the rockslide, we have a drop slide. >> exercises for everybody. hi have a great time. the ladies and guys that come, it is for the community and we really make it fun. people think it is only for those that play basketball or swim. >> i have been coming to the pool for a long time now. it is nice, they are sweet. >> in the aquatics center, they are very committed to combining for people in san francisco. and also ensuring that they have public safety. >> there are a lot of different personalities that come through
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here and it makes it very exciting all the time. they, their family or teach their kids have a swim. >> of the gem is fantastic, there is an incredible program going on there, both of my girls have learned to swim there. it is a fantastic place, check it out. it is an incredible indication of what bonn dollars can do with our hearts and facilities. it is as good as anything you will find out why mca. parents come from all over. >> there are not too many pools that are still around, and this is one-stop shopping for kids. you can bring your kid here and
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have a cool summer. >> if you want to see some of the youth and young men throughout san francisco play some great pickup games, come wednesday night for midnight basketball. on saturdays, we have a senior lyons dance that has a great time getting exercise and a movement. we have all the music going, the generally have a good time. whether it is awkward camp or junior guard. >> from more information, visit
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>> hello, thank you, everybody. if you can hear me. my name is lewis newman. i'm the executive director of the san francisco fleet week association. and make no mistake about it, the city and county of san francisco are supporter of the united states military. san francisco fleetwood association is a nonprofit all volunteer organization that was formed to help organize and execute fleet week. and fleet week in 2012 like 2011 and 2010 has adopted a mission to promote the humanitarian assistance and disaster response missions of the united states military. we also, of course, will have the blue angels and the air show that comes with that. the ships will be coming in and the wonderful liberty call that the wonderful men and women in the armed forces will have in san francisco. the fleet week association also, as i say, has a
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humanitarian and response. along with the civilian disaster response community, we'll have a senior leader seminar taking place on thursday and friday in which the military and the civilian community learn from one another on how to provide disaster response. i should mention that on wednesday morning out at ocean beach, the marine corps and the navy are setting up what's called the shock trauma platoon, a field hospital you and i might think of as a mass unit. and coming into ocean beach in cooperation with the national park service is what we call an lcac, acronym, landing craft air. it will be a demonstration of how medical supplies will be brought in by amphibious supplies during a disaster. out of lake merced, we'll be landing helicopters to
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demonstrate medical evacuation procedures to the civilian community. having said all that, we have a cast and characters here to speak today and we'll be available for questions afterwards. we have major general mike meyer, retired marine corps. he is the chairman of the board for the san francisco fleet week association. we have joanne hayes white fire chief, monique moyer from the port, ann crone enberg department of emergency management. and i have to emphasize the partnership fleet week has with the department of emergency management goes beyond your imagination and the work we do together to create this disaster response program. we also have consul general doyle from the canadian consul. we have commander foster from the coast guard, colonel chet jolly, [speaker not understood] from the united states navy. and of course we have somebody who is an incredible supporters of the fleet week program, mayor ed lee who i am going to
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turn over the microphone to now. (applause) >> thank you, lewis. welcome. this is the beginning of a great number of events in our city, but i have to say fleet week is really one of my best events. it's one that i've celebrated since just being here and senator feinstein helped reignite it. we were very glad for it to just grow. and, of course, it's a week-long recognition of our armed forces, navy, coast guard, marines. they're all represented here today and i want to give a big shout out and shanks for the men and women in our uniforms who are protecting us. as you know, the world isn't safe. there are a lot of things that are happening. we have to always be ready and vigilant. i think a week out of our very busy calendars to recognize men and women is really an extraordinary opportunity to do
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that. i also want to give a very big thanks to the fleet week association. it's a great blend. and to have the chair, general, it's been wonderful to work with. he's kept us very focused on what we need to do. and then for all departments that have already been signalled out today, it's been wonderful to work with them today, both administratively and in organizing this event. this event has become international. that's why our canadian consul general is here to celebrate with us and to get that international recognition as well. you know, in addition to celebrating, in addition to having this great fun and seeing the blue angels fly and practice, the parade of ships that we have and have kids and families visit the boats that will be docked on pier 30-32 and along pier 80. we also have over the past few
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years done, i think, the remarkable job of practicing what we preach because the humanitarian role of our military is one of the most important roles that they can play and all over the world. and for us in san francisco to experience it right down to the very neighborhoods that we have who want to learn what it is our relationship -- how do we work together when a huge disaster might befall us, that is why i'm excited for some of these new aspects to keep rolling out every year. we've done all the other things that major cities have done. we have invested in technology. we've got great websites that ann cronenberg that the vest have embraced with our he can knowledge jai partners. we have the learn sf that i'm personally on. i receive those messages religiously of anything that might happen. of course, with critical mass this week, i was on that cell phone all the time to see
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whether or not anything in the city was out of character that we really had to make sure we covered. but all the other events as well. we have a great website. that's been our main stay for the public to learn and understand what it is to be better prepared. we've also had, of course, more fun ones for people to engage themselves, families and kids on quake sf, a quake quiz sf and learn through a series of questions what it takes for people to actually be better prepared as well. we have had over 190 sirens in our city that utilize the multi-cultural languages to warn people about -- we've been testing them very regularly to make sure they work. the new things we're doing to bring disaster preparedness, to bring the relationships that i think are most valuable with
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our military, with our coast guard, with our navy, and our marines is to land amphibious on ocean beach 10:30 this wednesday to not only demonstrate, but to allow people to understand these are the kind of things that may happen with them should there be a disaster that closes down our major arteries of transportation. we've got to get medical supplies. we have to get food and other emergency equipment into the city. what are those fast ways? how do we work these relationships so that neighbors along ocean beach, along our west side of the city become very familiar with the practicing of this? and i'm excited to see the equipment demonstrated and to see the officers out there engaging with our volunteer programs and the others that we are always engaging in, making sure they practice these things. you know, we are a world class city. when you look at the events that are happening for this whole month of october, you'll
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realize you'll probably have an additional million people on top of our residents into the city at various times. we are always concerned about everybody's safety as well as their enjoyment while they're having fun. there are people that work 24/7 to keep them safe in our city. and i want to thank our fire chief because she represents one of those key departments that do so. that's why i was out there on the chili cook off, chief. 13 different tastes within 45 minutes. me, myself, i paid for that on sunday. [laughter] >> but, again, i do that because i want to be with the men and women that serve 24/7 just as our military and our coast guard do. our coast guard is very busy. every single day being here, they're out there on the water watching for everyone. they obviously have been involved in some life-saving activities already. and then to have the ships that
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carry our marines and our navy. and i really thank them for joining this whole week of both celebration, but preparedness. our humanitarian activities that go on, that get practiced, that engage our neighborhoods are one of the most important and exciting things that we could be doing. so, we take these fleet week opportunities not only in celebration, but great opportunities to practice. and we will always be ready as a result of that. and i want to thank the people of san francisco for allowing us to be more ready and to allowing us to spend resources and money and federal monies and stimulus monies to make sure that our communication, all the things work. because we'll be that much more of a successful city and a city that's prepared. thank you very much. (applause) >> thank you, mr. mayor. and i'd like to call up now major general mike may, the khmer -- chairman of the fleet
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weeks association. (applause) >> thank you, louis. i want to take the opportunity first to thank this group of volunteers that has worked the last 10 months to put this event together. they are wonder of people and wonderful citizens in the city and county of san francisco to make this thing happen. i want to thank also the agencies of the city that have worked with us. first of all, the department of emergency management. we've become really kindred spirits in this whole process and we have been working with the poor, we've been working with the fire department, the police department, and who knows where else in this city. but there's just a lot of things i guess most of all martha cohen works with us on this. thank you for all you do to make this happen. i do want to say the importance of the mission of the disaster response, we have a saying in the marine corps, never put yourself in a position where you have to introduce yourself from the battle field. get to know each other before something happens. and that's what this is about.
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and we've gotten to know these military and these civilian folks that are going to have to work together when a big catastrophic earthquake happens. we don't know when it will happen. we do know that one of these days everybody predicts we're going to have one. there's a lot of other events that go on during fleet week and it's the fun part. the air show is back. the blue angels will be here and they've got a great air show with a lot of different aircraft. there are band concerts all over this city. there is a band concert that we're going to do in oakland. we're trying to make this more than just san francisco bay area. there is a band concert at vallejo, at the maritime academy this coming friday. and we have a band concert at the marines memorial monday night. there is a canine event sunday at pier 80 to show what military working dogs do to save lives. now, there's some events that we're not opening generally to the public, but i want to tell you about one that is very,
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very special. we had a conversation with the fire department a few years ago, and we recognized that one of the deficiencies in the training in the military was the ability to do urban search and rescue, because you can do more harm than good if you don't know how to do it. and, so, the san francisco fire department in 2010 trained noncommissioned officers and petty officer to how to do urban search and rescue. and that paid off in the earthquake in japan when some of those petty officers that had been trained by the fire department in 2010 had been isn't ashore in tokyo to help with the urban search and rescue. * send so it has a real meaningful purpose. the fire department says we know how to do it. when the big one hits we're all going to be victims. we want to make sure anybody that comes in to help us knows how to do t. there are several other events that go on during fleet week.
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it's on our website, fleet week.u.s. you'll see all the events including the opportunity to go down to marina green to see what we call humanitarian assistance village. and there the military demonstrates the kind of capabilities they have to do humanitarian assistance, including bringing water out of the pier -- out of the bay, purifying it and they'll hand you a cup of it and you can see how it tastes. but anyway, we're really looking forward to it and we thank all of you so much for your help and your contribution to make fleet week a big success. (applause) >> thank you, general maya. i can't tell you how much i've learned about maritime operations since i've been involved with fleet week and the complexities of bringing in all of these ships. we have american navy ships, united states navy ships, we have canadian ships coming in, coast guard ships. they all have to be put somewhere. and working out those
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complexities are the folks at the san francisco port. i'd like to call up monique moya. (applause) >> well, thank you. good morning, everyone, and thank you for coming. there isn't much that i can say on top of the eloquent words of both the mayor and the general. so, i think what i will do is invite you all, please, to come to the waterfront. our job is to not only welcome the vessels and give them safe berthing, but also to welcome the men and women in uniform who come ashore. and it is a great place to meet these young men and women. last year i had the honor of talking to many of them and i got to realize that several of them were coming home to meet their families. they may never have been to san francisco. they may never have sailed under the golden gate bridge. they were coming into san francisco bay to reunite with their country men and families, in some cases to meet their newborn children. i found an amazing feat. to welcome the beautiful ships and we will have all kinds of

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